07:28 04 August 2013
When investing in something, we have to take the risk that we might suffer a loss. Luckily for the UK, even though the cost of the Olympics was just reported to have been about three times the expected amount, most people would be happy to host the Olympics again.
There was a trade increase related to the Olympics of £9.9billion which leaves the UK coming out with a little bit extra after the expenses. In addition to that, there were intangible benefits such as improved fitness and activity levels among 11per cent of people who were polled.
In our own finances, we have tools to determine the likely outcome of investments, but there is always substantial risk when investing in something that has the potential for a large payout. Here are a few ideas to help you with your investing:
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